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    Winter Minestrone

    You only have to look at this mouthwatering minestrone to feel it doing you good. What a great meal for the cooler months. Just finish it off with some Meredith Dairy Chévre and you’ve created the perfect winter soup.

    Serves 6 people


    • 2tbsp Olive Oil
    • 1 Onion, Finely Chopped
    • 500g Root Vegetables, Cut Into 2cm Pieces
    • 2 Garlic Cloves, Finely Chopped
    • 3 Rosemary Sprigs, Leaves Picked And Chopped
    • 100g Smoked Speck Or Bacon, Chopped
    • 2 Litres Stock
    • 125g Dried Pasta
    • 100g Green Beans, Cut Into 1cm Pieces
    • 1 Can Cannellini Beans, Drained
    • 1 Bunch Kale, Shredded
    • Sea Salt And Freshly Ground Pepper
    • 150g Meredith Dairy Chévre, Broken Into Small Pieces


    • Step 1 Heat oil in a large pan over a medium heat and fry onion until soft. Add garlic, rosemary and smoked speck/bacon to pan and cook for 2 minutes.
    • Step 2 Add root vegetables, cook, stirring well for 2 minutes. Add stock and gently simmer for 10 minutes, add pasta, cook until al dente, then add green beans, cannellini beans and kale.
    • Step 3 Simmer for 5 minutes, season well with salt and pepper, add Chévre, gently stir through and serve.

    Products Used

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